Welcome Home to Union Grove

Welcome to the Wisconsin Veterans Home at Union Grove, your cozy country home, conveniently located just a short drive from downtown Milwaukee. We provide professional skilled nursing care including skilled nursing care, long-term care and protective memory care.

Enjoy modern and affordable residences, a variety of social opportunities, and comprehensive, skilled nursing services on our conveniently located campus in southeastern Wisconsin.



This calendar of diverse programming strives to assist Members in maintaining their optimum independence.


  • Long Term Skilled Nursing Care
  • Short Term Rehabilitative Care – Physical, Speech, and Occupational Therapy Services
  • Respite Stays
  • Memory-Care Unit
  • Music Therapy
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Mental Health Nurse Practitioners for Members who require additional mental health services
  • Wound care Certified Nurses
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Dental Services Radiology, Ophthalmology, and Laboratory Services



Admissions Eligibility for our Home

Since July 1, 2013, the requirement to be a Wisconsin resident at the time of application to one of our Wisconsin State Veterans Homes has been eliminated.  Out-of-state applicants are now welcome! The following “General and Subcategory Priorities” will be used when processing applications for admission.

General Priorities for Admissions:

  • First Priority:  Veterans*
  • Second Priority:  Spouses of veterans
  • Third Priority:   Spouses of deceased veterans
  • Fourth Priority:  Parents of veterans who were killed while on active duty

Sub-category Priorities:

“Within” each of the above general priorities these sub-category priorities will be applied when processing applications for admission:

  • Provide first priority to eligible applicants who have resided in the state of Wisconsin for more than six continuous months prior to the date of application for membership;
  • Provide second priority to eligible applicants who are residents on the date of application and who have been residing continuously in the state of Wisconsin for a period of six months or less immediately preceding the date of application for membership; and
  • Provide third priority to eligible applicants who reside out-of-state on the date of application for membership.

* For the purposes of admissions eligibility, a “veteran” is defined as:

  • A person who has served on active duty during peacetime for two or more years or the full period of their initial obligation.  OR;
  • A person who served on active duty for at least 90 days, one day of which must have been during a wartime period. AND:
  • A person who served and was discharged from the armed forces under honorable conditions.
  • Spouses of veterans and parents of veterans who were killed while on active duty are also eligible to apply.


There are countless ways to enjoy time with a veteran! As a volunteer, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in or even lead member activities, social events, and recreational events on and off campus.

Donations – We Appreciate You!

Please view our Wish List to see how you can assist our members at Union Grove.

Your generously donated goods*, services, or money, contributions by family members, friends, and the community help our Wisconsin Veterans Homes provide a comfortable, homey atmosphere to our members. 

*Please note that we cannot accept any used clothing or footwear.​

Newsletter – Stay Connected!

2024 newsletters from the Wisconsin Veterans Home at Union Grove are available as PDFs below.

2023 and earlier PDFs are available in the newsletter archive.

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